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Definitions for creaking
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. creak, creakingnoun

    a squeaking sound

    "the creak of the floorboards gave him away"

Wiktionary

  1. creakingnoun

    A noise that creaks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creaking

    of Creak

  2. Creakingnoun

    a harsh grating or squeaking sound, or the act of making such a sound

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of creaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of creaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of creaking in a Sentence

  1. William Cowper:

    Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign.

  2. Bep Voskuijl:

    ‘Once, I spent the night in the secret annexe. To tell the truth, I was terribly scared. When I heard a branch creaking or an automobile riding along the canal I became frightened. I was grateful when the morning arrived and I could return to working. It’s only now that I understand what the Frank family went through, and they tension they must have had to live under.’

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